Best city for gay dating
When it comes to health care equality, the Human Rights Campaign recognized 2.6 hospitals for every 10,000 LGBT residents in the city, the second-highest score on the list.
San Francisco also boasts the highest score on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index — 116, which is tied with Philadelphia.
The Castro District has long been the center of San Francisco’s vibrant LGBT culture and was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the country.
This vibrant Pacific Northwest metro area counts 5.4% of the population as identifying as LGBT.
In addition to its many gay bars and dance parties, the city has one of the country’s longest running drag clubs: Darcelle XV and Company.
At least 5.3% of Austin’s metro population identifies as LGBT.
The city has LGBT groups for most everyone, from teens to members of the police department.
9: The number of Seattle hospitals and medical centers that were recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as leaders in LGBT health care equality for their nondiscrimination policies, training in LGBT patient care and visitation rules.
This metro area is at the top of the list when it comes to the percentage of residents who identify as LGBT: 6.2%.
Baltimore is home to the GLBT Community Center of Baltimore & Central Maryland, which has served the LGBT community in the state for 35 years.
There’s also the Baltimore Pride parade, block party, high-heel race and festival that welcomes 30,000 visitors annually.
In honor of Pride Month, Nerd Wallet crunched the numbers to find the most LGBT-friendly cities in the U. See the section at the end of this study for the full methodology.